[NASL REWIND: Week 7]
The New York Cosmos beat Minnesota United FC, 1-0, to take over first place in the NASL
standings as the Carolina RailHawks and Tampa Bay Rowdies, who went into Saturday tied for first place with the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers, played to a 2-2 draw.
, who grew up in Queens and recently returned from Uruguay, scored the decisive goal for the Cosmos after 76 minutes on a header off a cross from Hunter Freeman
. The game drew 6,081 fans at Shuart Stadium.
"It was a beautiful cross and we got the win,"
said Guenzatti. "Before the game, we were one point away from the team in first place and we just have to keep winning and hopefully get to the top."
Carolina got a last-minute goal from Austin Da Luz
to thank for preserving its unbeaten home record in 2013. The Rowdies trailed on a Ty Shipalane
goal for the RailHawks before Evans Frimpong
and Jay Needham
the space of two minutes for the visiting Rowdies.
In Atlanta, the Silverbacks earned a 2-1 home win over the San Antonio Scorpions on
goals from Ruben Luna
and Danny Barrera
to move to within one point of the lead.
Fort Lauderdale can take over at the lead if it wins away to FC Edmonton on Sunday.
NASL FALL WEEK 7, Results:
Saturday, Sept. 14
Carolina 2 Tampa Bay 2
New York 1 Minnesota 0
Atlanta 2 San Antonio 1
NASL FALL WEEK 7, Schedule:
Sunday, Sept. 15
FC Edmonton vs. Fort Lauderdale
NASL FALL, Standings
: PTS TEAM W-L-T
12 New York 3-1-3 7/7
11 Tampa Bay 2-0-5 15/11
11 Carolina 3-2-2 10/7
10 Atlanta 2-1-4 7/6
10 Ft. Lauderdale 3-2-1 6/6
8 Minnesota 2-3-2 8/8
Edmonton 1-1-4 5/5
1 San Antonio 0-6-1 9/17 NASL FALL WEEK 8, Schedule:
Saturday, Sept. 21
Tampa Bay vs. Atlanta
Fort Lauderdale vs. New York
San Antonio vs. Carolina Sunday, Sept. 22
FC Edmonton vs. Minnesota NASL FALL WEEK 9, Schedule:
Saturday, Sept. 28
Minnesota vs. San
Carolina vs. Fort Lauderdale
Atlanta vs. FC Edmonton Sunday, Sept. 29
New York vs. Tampa Bay
to watch NASL streams.)